Mark Pertschuk – Director

CGC Timeline - MP and BC 300 dpiMark is the former President & Executive Director of Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights in Berkeley, California, during which time he ran a grassroots campaign to ban smoking on all commercial airline flights in the United States. In 1995, Mark co-founded Californians for Responsible Gun Laws to mobilize grassroots support for 40 local gun control ordinances and four major statewide firearm laws. He has also served as Executive Director of the Marin Institute in San Rafael, California and Legislative Director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence in Washington, DC.